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Affordable Care Act Vs. American Health Care Act:

What's the real difference?

Black Americans are living longer, but need more to improve their lives

While the National Urban League’s State of Black America 2017 report, which was issued Tuesday, is optimistic on some points, it still outlines a lack of access to opportunities for growth and improvement for African-Americans in the United States.

Study proves black teachers have a significant impact on black students

Black students with at least one black teacher are more inclined to continue education.

#BeyondTheMoment:

This May Day, Movements Unite for Labor Protection, Equity and Justice

BLACK PRESS EXCLUSIVE: Talking education with Bill Cosby

Love for learning anchors his ongoing support of education.

Black doctors earn less than white doctors

African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report.

How to Change the World

While this may not serve as a magic wand, if every individual uses these tools, the small, incremental actions could actually change the world.

WATCH: Former President Barack Obama makes first public remarks

"What's been going on while I've been gone?" Obama jokes at University of Chicago.

Earth Day 2017:

How can you do your bit for the environment?

‘NO DO-OVERS’ on 2020 Census

With everything from voting districts to federal aid relying on an accurate count, advocates fear federal budget cuts could mean an undercount that would hit minority communities especially hard.

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

Facebook announces review for reporting harmful content.

Black women in D.C. bring to life the untold stories of overlooked Black women in Civil War history

Female Re-Enactors of Distinction (FREED) established in 2005 in association with African American Civil War Museum.

Study: Racial discrimination still plays role in lack of black educators

White teachers hired at a disproportionately higher rate, study shows.

The worst states for fighting lung cancer (Where is yours on the list?)

Even with the ongoing print and TV advertisements pointing out the obvious affects of cigarettes, lung cancer still continues to be one of the highest cancer killers across the U.S.

Parental engagement key to success for Every Student Succeeds Act

According to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), President Barack Obama’s education law, states and local school districts are required to intervene in the lowest-performing schools, including those that serve low-income children and minorities.